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Oct 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
past that meander up and down the park under pines and eucalyptus. hang out in this environment and you might see butterflies it, fennel, and then the lines. -- dandelions. is ada accessible. public transit is plentiful. we have conquered the steps, we have watched the dogs, and we have enjoyed a beautiful view. this is a place to take someone special on a romantic stroll and enjoyed a beautiful look out. welcome to corona heights located in the heart of this district. it offers a view of the downtown skyline, the bay bridge, and the east bay. it is one of the best kept secrets in the city. it is hardly ever crowded. on any given day, you will run into a few locals. , bought a 37 bus to get there without any parking worries. for legged friends can run freely. there is also a patch of grass for the small box. >> it is a great place. it is a wonderful place to have these kinds of parks. that dog owners appreciate it. >> take time to notice of the wildfires that are on the grassland and keep your head out on the lookout for hawks and other bird life. be sure to take your camera and be prep
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
san francisco's environment and the global environment as a whole so please welcome mayor ed lee. >> michael, matt, congratulations to scoot, yes. scoot and san francisco, well, let me first of all put this in some little perspective that i know, i know that we just announced last week, eb week in san francisco to the delight of so many people who want to just have modes of transportation, multiple modes of transportation in a city that are also environmentally friendly and to contribute that reducing our fossil fuels, we are in san francisco world citizens after all and i know it's exciting for ed risken, our mta manager, he and i were excited to talk about different modes of transportation as we create all these exciting events to come to san francisco. i know it's exciting for board president david chiu, we tried to put pods for car sharing in neighborhoods on public streets and began in russian hill on his district, he's a vibrant, vibrant avid supporter of car sharing as i have been, i know ed riskens, well at the hub, knowing that that's an incubator for great ideas came th
Sep 30, 2012 11:30pm PDT
environment is leading the effort and our city is leading the effort, the board of supervisors working with my office to show case every opportunity we can to have alternative modes, and getting off of oil, it's going to be explained to you in simple terms how you get on these things but i'm so excited already, matt, or mike, that i am presenting to you my personal membership to the scooter network. alright. [applause]. >> there you go, thank you very much for starting here. >> thank you, mayor lee, this is a huge vote of confidence, we're happy to have your support. i would also like to introduce another leader of our city who is a fellow two-wheel rider, board president david chiu is a dedicated bike commuter, he knows how to share the streets of san francisco with different modes of transportation, he's a tireless advocate for improving the transportation option sos we're happy, david to have you here supporting us in the opening of our public beta. >> good morning, is everyone ready to scoot? alright, thank you, michael, i am really excited to be part of this announcement for three reasons
Oct 7, 2012 1:00pm PDT
of the environment and pleased to be the emcee of this event. you can tell from the display that this has something to do with some electric vehicles. so, i would like to start the program with our first presenter. and introduce to you a man who is certainly no stranger to bringing clean technology to san francisco and electric vehicles, are mayor, ed lee. [applause] >> thank you, bob. >> you for your leadership. good morning, everyone. we are going to be talking about something that i have been very interested in, and that is mobility. the ability to have technology work for you, like this microphone. we have worked hard for a number of years. i had the privilege of working with gavin newsom in the past to during his administration to create the electric vehicle infrastructure for the city and began the conversation and the collaboration with the other counties to bring an electric vehicle corridor. it signals our efforts to support the creation of infrastructure to the electric vehicle industry. of course we have encouraged the private automobile creators to join us. today is a wonderful opportun
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
allow you to meander, perfect for a dog walking in a wooded environment. >> i enjoy the history. the diversity of nature that exists in such an urban city, concrete streets, cars, we have this oasis of the natural environment. it reminds us of what the history was. >> there is a section for dogs and plenty of parking. transit is available on the 28 bus to get you very easily. the part is ada -- park is ada accessible. it is also a natural lake. this is your chance to stroll around the lake and let the kids run free. it also has many birds to watch. it is a place to find and appreciate what you -- a wonderful breath of fresh air. come and experience in this park and enjoy the people, picnics, and sunshine. this is a lovely place to take a stroll with your loved ones. in the middle of pacific heights, on top of these hills, it offers a great square, a peaceful beauty, large trees and grass and greenery. it features tables and benches, a playground, restaurants, and tennis courts. there are plenty of areas for football and picnics. it is very much a couple's park. there are many a
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
's efforts to protect its spectacular natural environment. air pollution regulations require special summer and winter gasoline blends in the state. refineries are making that seasonal switch now. but that reduces supply which was already tight after a fire in august shut down part of a chevron refinery at richmond near san francisco. then last week a power failure temporarily knocked out an exxon refinery at torrance in southern california. >> the richmond refinery and torrance refinery account for about 25% of the production in california because they are two of the biggest refiners we have. it is easy to see why the wholesalers panic. >> as wholesalers raise prices, drivers started to panic as gas seemed to get more expensive by the hour. >> i just don't see it going down any time soon. >> reporter: state energy officials are trying to reassure drivers that price spikes like this don't last. >> this is a very dramatic one. but we do know that what goes up does come down and often quite quickly. >> reporter: in fact, wholesale prices have started coming down. dropping 55 cents on the spot
Oct 2, 2012 3:30am PDT
. the environment is huge. it is stronger than willpower. surrounding yourself with artists, being in a culture where artists are driving, and where a huge amount of them is a healthy environment. >> you are making it safer. push, push. that is better. when i start thinking, i see it actually -- sometimes, i do not see it, but when i do, it is usually from the inside out. it is like watching something being spawned. you go in, and you begin to work, excavate, play with the dancers, and then things began to emerge. you may have a plan that this is what i want to create. here are the ideas i want to play with, but then, you go into the room, and there maybe some fertile ideas that are becoming manifest that are more interesting than the idea you had initially set out to plan. so there has to be this openness for spontaneity. also, a sense that regardless of the deadline, that you have tons of time so the you can keep your creativity alive and not cut it off and just go into old habits. it is a lot like listening. really listening to watch what is going to emerge. i like this thing where you put y
Oct 8, 2012 5:30am PDT
a lot of time thinking about the freedom of mobility and the increasing urban environment. drive now, the bmw car shared experience, featuring a fleet of b&w vehicles with zero emissions elector driving, and park now, an on-line service to reserve and pay for spots. and here is have drive now works. register in person at a station. go on line or use the app. membership is $39 and rates start at $12 for the first 30 minutes. pick up your id now and you are ready to go. find the available cars and the starting status through an interactive map. no keys. all you need is your id to unlock your ride. a full charge should cover a 80 to 100 miles, and you do not need to worry about running low. just pull into any charging station for a boost. every driver knows getting around is one thing. however, finding a parking spot is another challenge. also here, bmw will offer a solution. introducing park now, and on my mobile parking service that lets you search and pay for your spot, on-line, or on the go. anyone can join. simply sign up and find the perfect parking spot. search by neighborhood ba
Oct 3, 2012 12:30pm PDT
two, resolution authorizing department of environment to retroactively accept and expend grant in amount of 156,000 from california public utilities commission through pacific gas & electric to reduce and demand reduction of energy in san francisco during 2012. >> thank you. we have guilmo rodriguez from department of environment. >> thank you. guilmo rodriguez from the department. the department requests the committee's recommendation for approval of a & e item in amount of $156,000 to support the city's energy watch program. since 2010 when the city initiated the energy watch program the departments provided about 5.2 million in incentives for over 1,600 businesses and multifamily buildings in san francisco, resulting in a savings of about $6.8 million annually for energy needs. this $156,000 is an augmentation to our current program. the contract is through the end of this calendar year. it is to support our continued specifically our out days reach program in order to get more subscribers into our overall program. again, it is our outreach services. i will take the opportun
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 1:00pm EDT
, a few pennies better. that is $100 a year. operating earnings from the s&p in an environment where the long-term u.s. government reference riskless rate is under 2%. that is a bargain. melissa: i was interested to see the latest trading volumes. you are talking about the average investor walking away. in august, it was down 37%. that is year over year. that is compared to last august. when we see that the markets are up 9% for the year, i wonder if the individual investor is walking away from returns? >> i think so, melissa. the investing class is still undergoing dramatic shock and recovery from it. that is why all of these bond flows continue to go into funds and those fund managers have to go by treasuries at 1.6-1.7 because they have to do something to put it to work. if you believe that interest rates are going to be low for a number of years, and i do, i believe bernanke will do what he says, then stock prices are headed higher. maybe much higher. lori: isn't it a problem then that the fed is manipulating the stock market? therefore, do you have to be a little bit cautious th
Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm PDT
's effort to protect the environment. they require special similar and winter gasoline blend. the fire shut down part of the chef ron. >> once the winter blends come in we'll see wholesale prices drop and it takes a week for retail. >> reporter: selling winter blend early shouldn't hurt >> air quality effect should be minimal. >> reporter: energy officials say without the emergency steps price hikes like these don't last long but it's not going to be fast enough for people who need their cars for work. >> thank you linda. an easy way to find the cheap gas near you checkout the link. some have found a way around the gas prices. they stole gas and the manager says they stole three different times when the station was closed. security cameras caught them returning two more times. the cashier recognized the truck and called the police. >> showers in the forecast? >> currently we have clerisies and temperature in the 50s and 60s. winds have rotated to south at 15 miles per hour. fiftyest at the coast and then we jump into the
Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
of the problem, the effort to protect the environment. air pollution regulations requires special summer and winter blends and supplies were reduced after the fire in august shut down a chevron refinery. last week a power failure knocked out a refinery in southern california. >> once the winter blend gas comes in we will see prices drop. it takes retail price as week or two to incorporate that. >> winter blend gas evaporates more quickly to protect air quality during smog season. >> the air qualityenth would be minimal -- quality effect would be minimal. >> reporter: it isn't going to be soon enough for people who need their cars. >> thank you so much. if you want to try to save cash we will help, go to and find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood. >>> thieves stole a thousand gallons worth of gas from a station in roseville. the manager says they struck three separate times, disabling the pump. surveillancesurveillance cameras caught them two more times. that is when a cashier recognized recognized the truck and took down the license plate. >>> the search continues fo
Oct 8, 2012 8:00am PDT
with the quality of life and your environment. living in a quieter city as part of the overall concept of what makes our city a more habitable, hospitable place. i argue that that is a green building feature, as well. since 1974, we have a lot of stuff. energy and water conservation. these are already required to be provided at the time of sale of the building. it is very limited at the moment, energy and water conservation. you have to make sure you have a certain volume, 1.6. gallons per flsh. there is an interesting approach to green building, the historical approach, part of the state building code. and what the state says is that where it is a qualified historic building, more than 50 years old and with some historical value -- it does not have to be a resource, but it must be a landmark -- you may use the building code. in lieu of the regular california building code, in place of what they call the regular code. that allows you to do things to preserve the integrity of the building, and people say that saving the building is the greenest thing you can do because of the energy and materia
Oct 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
of boxes the packaging and the impact of the environment she was certain there had to be a better way and there is a suggestion to try zipco. the company drops off and picks up plastic reusable box autos we have material that -- two years ago they launched the company both environment and cost savings in mind. >> each person uses between 60 and 75 boxes for a move with a lot of waste and that is going to end up in landfills. >> the boxes can be reused up to 500 times. the box costs about $3 and a card board box is in $2 to $3 range. however, one of the boxes holds 30% to 40% more than the same size card board box. hillary thinks she saved $50 in the end by using zipco. savings coming in different way autos they're going to save on boxes themselves, not having to get tape. and then, move time that is faster they're paying less time. >> there is a large company called arpen van lines considering making a change to plastic box autos there is tremendous potential to help improve the moving process. >> the movers were happy when arriving to find her house packed in stackable box autos we s
Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
was someone who was actually crit tal to maintaining her health. but in a work environment, you need to make sure that the rules are clear. so that legislation, tried to create rules in a work environment for some information and they had protection and they could have breaks and they could have all of the protections that we have when we go to work. >> i think this we are a country that is founded on immigrants and i think that actually my ancestors, many people in the audience have been and they came from around the world and across the world. started in new lifes themselves. so, i just support completely the important role that immigrants have and i think that clearly, that there should be a path to citizenship and that there should be a great respect in many ways for all of the things that they do. >> state proposition, 35, asks if the definition of human trafficking should be expanded and the penalties for the traffickers be increased and be registered for sex offenders and training be provided for law enforcement officers. i am curious, what is your position on this? >> i support that.
FOX Business
Oct 5, 2012 9:20am EDT
-like employment environment. stuart: okay. wait a minute. >> we're not going down to 5% unemployment. we're just, we're a plow horse for a-- >> okay, they are not cooking the books, that's what you're saying. >> i don't believe they are. i'm not-- >> look, this economy is not great. anybody who says it's great. the problem i've had is that lots of republicans have tried to spin it as so bad if we get a mediocre number it looks better than it is and i think that's why so many people are freaking out this morning, 7.8 is way too high. we have to have 5% unemployment. stuart: brian wesbury, go home to the boys. give them our best. >> all right. stuart: and i didn't give them you a hard time. you tell those lads i did not give him a hard time. >> it was awesome, stu, thank you. stuart: awesome. i've gotten seconds, i do want to know, brian, are you still there. >> all right, all right. stuart: hold on a second, hold on a second. >> i never do that, now that, hold on a second say that. i've gotten seconds. tell me, didn't you raise the odds of going into a recession from 10% to 25% next year, real fa
Sep 30, 2012 6:30pm PDT
for the damage that we are doing out there in the environment. if we can have the two second thought, i have a bag to reuse and that is great. >> the city will hand out free reusable bags at more than 50 events across the city during october and november. >>> well, just last year there was talk of drastic service cuts, now, cal trains is adding trains to meet demand. starting tomorrow, new trains will be add in. ridership hit a new high in june leading to the expansion. >>> a small grass roots breast cancer walk sent a powerful message. 30 people walked today on the 2nd day of the immediate impact breast cancer walk. the idea began in march as a response to the controversy over a national group, susan g.komen for the cure which refused funding for planned parenthood. they designed to walk for a local group instead. >> i think that they have lots of people to answer to and we just decided that it was -- we wanted to direct our attention locally instead of getting confused in the big national political conversation. >> so far the group raised $93,000 and are confident they will reach their goa
Oct 6, 2012 1:35am PDT
, but it is still indicative of a slow go environment. >> reporter: much of the drop in the unemployment rate is attributed to the growth of part-time jobs. >> i didn't even get responses to my resume. >> reporter: 56-year-old amy crawford was forced to take a minimum wage job in a restaurant when she could not find full-time work as a home designer. >> it forces two in the bush. i'm not confident in the economy. >> reporter: well as you might expect, president obama and mitt romney saw today's job numbers much differently. >> today's news should give us some encouragement. it shouldn't be an excuse for the other side to try to talk down the economy to score a few political points. >> so it looks like unemployment is getting better, but the truth is if the same share of people were participating in the work force, the day that the president got elected while the unemployment rate would be around 11%. and that's the real reality of what's happening on out there. >> 40% of the unemployed have been out of work six months or more. that number did not drop last month. economists say we need to add
Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
for the environment. winter blend is not typically sold until november. it is cheaper to produce but not as good for air quality. because of the record high gas prices consumers are paying the governor stepped in to make sure relief is on the way. switching to the winter blend should not have a major impact on air quality. >>> time to check in on the giants and how they did in game two. we are live at at&t park. i understand it was a rough night for the giants' fans. >> reporter: no sugarcoating it. it was ugly. the giants were shut out. bronson aroyio worked his game plan to a tee. >> we have hopes still and want the giants to do well. we just don't want to get too optimistic or we'll be disappointed. >> reporter: ryan ludwig's home run was the game winning run. four runs were given up through four and a third, arroyo pitched seven inning of shutout baseball. >> i think they can win the series. i want to see them go to the championships. >> fans bunched up on the escalator, many leaving well before the final pitch. former cy young winner tim linsicomb pitched two scoreless innings in relief. >>
Oct 3, 2012 7:30pm PDT
in this environment. >> romney slammed the president for the collapse of sill cylinderra and among things. 46% of america he considered himself -- themselves victims. even president supporters frustrated he didn't go on the owe -- offensive. >> we have crews with both of them. we start with paul chambers, who was with republican viewers. >> watched part of the debate in the cop tra costa county campaign headquarters. people there was very happy. the group watched the first head-to-head debate between president barack obama and his republican challenger mitt romney. the two battled on domestic issues. many say this is the more important of the three debates, because it gives people it gives him to ship. >> i thought he was very strong. we're all nervous about it. we think it's very important. i think he did well. >> romney had great opening. warm, personal, gave the five point plan. i thought it was good. i thought he had a great sound bite. >> terrific. >> the contra costa republican headquarters will hold three more watch parties. and the two remaining for the president of the united states.
Sep 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
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Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm PDT
the city, san francisco has created an environment that embraces and celebrates innovation. innovation is not a significant driver of economic growth, but it enables us to tackle some of the most long-standing problems and historic challenges that we face. that's why i continue to support and promote innovation in both the civic and private sectors to create a better san francisco. and with all of these technology companies that are moving into the city, we need to make sure that our work force is trained and ready to fill these positions. to do this we have launched tech sf with an $8 million dollar grant from the department of labor that will provided case, training and job placement assistance in the tech sector. whether it's for young people coming out of high school or college or people retooling in the middle of their careers or are returning our veterans who want a chance to work in our technology industry, we're working hard to ensure san francisco residents have the skills, the training and the opportunities to work in these jobs. this is a critical step to making sure tha
Oct 1, 2012 5:30am PDT
, to the environment that he terrorist so much, but also to the institution of our city college that he worked so hard to improve. he took up the mantle, especially in the hard times when it was challenging already. i had a chance to express that to abby last week and let her know that we were thinking about >> thank you and welcome everybody to today's announcement of my appointment to the city college board of trustees for san francisco. let me begin by thanking my good him, certainly, were blessed with the many years of service that he and the family provided. his contributions to our education community will be sorely missed, but for the generations to come forward for will provide, continue to provide the kind of education and job skills that we need for our city. over the last few weeks, i have been working closely with the city college to assess their fiscal, managerial, and accreditation issues. i want to thank the people behind me. in particular, the interim chancellor pamela fisher is here, and the current trustees, natalie burke is here today, i need a barrier is also here. thank you very m
Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
director of environment in our city has issued a goal for 2020, being mission -- emission free, carbon neutral. that is something that when you think about the economic impact of these new business models, it can contribute quite greatly to that. i am going to answer the question a little bit differently -- i have been inspired by this space considerably. there's a lot more opportunity. cars, so many assets we have in our society. as a city, we own buildings, cubicles, museums, golf courses, so much that we have -- >> yes, but it is our property, right? >> yes. that is a very good point. stewards of these resources, and they are often underutilized resources, so how do we improve access to those? there is a lot to learn from this that could be applied to the public comments. >> thank you. let's open it up. do we have a microphone for people to come to? ok, we will just it old school. if you have a question, raise your hand, and speak loudly. concise questions will be greatly appreciated. >> [inaudible] >> did everyone here that? ok. >> something that is really amazing about the sharing
Oct 2, 2012 8:00am PDT
the bidding environment for our contractors. it's remarkable what she has done. >> been a public service -- being a public servant is a good thing. i love my job. i would never exchange it for anything else in the world. [applause] [applause] >> i am from the department of public works. i have the honor of introducing jocelyn quintos. i will just a real quick, jocelyn works very hard. through her work, a lot of contracts and a lot of work that she does -- she has brought new systems that have saved a lot of tand time and allowed us to give contracts and make payments very fast. please meet jocelyn. [applause] >> first of all, i just want to thank spur and mfac for giving me this honor. i've never really won an award. it does feel like you won the oscars. it's different when you are standing here. i do not even have a written speech. i will speak from the heart. today is a very important day for me and my family because this happens to be my father's death anniversary. i want to dedicate this to my father. my mom flew in tonight. my brother, who works for bart. [applause] i have my nephew
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm PDT
environment with the addition of five new commissions that are as bold and dynamic as the new building. >> this project was completed in record time, and we were able to integrate the artist's early enough in the process that they could work with the architect said that the work that is completed is the work that really helps complement and instill the space as opposed to being tucked away in a corner. >> be experience begins with the glass facades that was designed with over 120 laminated glass panels. it captures the experience of being under or over clouds when flying in a plane. depending on the distance or point of view, it can appear clear for more abstract and atmospheric. the subtle colors change gradually depending on the light and the time of day. >> i wanted to create an art work that looks over time as well as working on in the first glance. the first time you come here, you may not see a. but you may be able to see one side over the other. it features a couple of suspended sculptures. each was created out of a series of flat plains run parallel to each other and constructe
Oct 7, 2012 1:00am PDT
, but there is a greater need for training in journalism to get journalists to understand this new environment we are working in, and also to educate the broader public about the need and public good that journalism serves and why it warrants investment from private investors as well as non-profit organizations. >> to the question about the huge influx of new sites, i think it is partially a question of scale. for example, i do not know -- i know very few hyper local sites that have full staff, but i know tons of individual bloggers who get paid to blog, and that is all they do, but they only focus on small, really targeted niches. this could be the mission district in san francisco. a friend of mine only focuses on concord conservative, right- wing politics. i think you really have to know your audience. you have to know specifically what your niche is. and do not just look at yourself as reporters. look at everything that you have to offer, all of your skills, and see how you can serve the community better. one of the things we see is we do not think any time soon that just advertising is going
Oct 6, 2012 6:00am PDT
is californians generally love their environment and don't want to have facilities that they perceive to be degrading that environment. on the other hand, they want to have cheap gas. so this is a conflict. >> there is no timeline to make a decision on that state aware waiver. state regulators have had the request for three days. abc7 news. >> trouble in china for apple's new i-phone 5. thousands are workers are on strike over strict working conditions. a live look out from our roof cam. a gorgeous, fantastic day coming up for the blue angels and everything here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios on their own are amazing, but press out some biscuit dough, add some sauce and some pepperoni and cheese and monday's dinner is now a grands mini pizza party. pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster str
Oct 6, 2012 8:00am PDT
. >> the difficulty that californians love their environment. they don't want to have facilities that they perceive to be degrading that environment. on the other hand, they want to have cheap gas. this is conflict. >> reporter: there is no time line to make a decision on that state waiver. state regulators have had the request now for three days. >> terry: we are following developing news out of new jersey right now. at least a dozen people are recovering after the bus they were riding overturned on an interstate. authorities say about 60 people including several children were on board when the bus flipped over onto its side in wayne, new jersey. they have removed all the passengers. three people have been taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. it's not clear what caused the fwougs overturn. >> troubles in china for apple's new iphone 5. thousands are on strike over strict working conditions. we wanted to take a live look outside -- another great picture. we can't find a bad picture. they are all gorgeous this morning and what a day for san francisco. we got the partly cloudy bu
Oct 5, 2012 9:00pm PDT
is that californians generally love their environment and they don't want to have facilities that they perceive to be degrading that environment. on the other hand they want to have cheap gas. so this the is a conflict. >>reporter: there is no time line to make a decision on that state waiver. state regulators have had the request now for three days. in sacramento, abc 7 news. >>> and then there is this. gas stealing. police sacramento suburb of roseville looking for gasoline thieves who struck 2 stations taking nearly 1,000 gallons. >> now bricking news san jose just coming into the newsroom. car hit a pedestrians on highy 87. is is a le picture of the scene. highway patrol says the pedestrians sadly has died. we don't know yet why he or she was on the roadway. we'll track it down and bring you latest information as soon as we can get it. but again pedestrians hit and killed on highway 87 as you look leif now at the scene in san jose. >>> volleyball coach at this school in lafayette was arrested today after being accused of having an inappropriate sexual latiship witfemale student.
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
the end of october. the downside of going early is this blend is not as friendly to the environment. >> the winter blend of gasoline is a similar type of gasoline that doesn't have as stringent air pollution requirements. with summer months, a cleaner version is necessary to reduce ozone when possible. winter gasoline doesn't have to be quite as stringent. >> reporter: no one is saying this is going to be a magic wand by moving to the winter blend earlier, but they do believe, at least some analysts do, that it could drop prices perhaps in the next week by 15 to 20 cents. why did these prices skyrocket? well, the thought is you had these two major refine reproblems. one that we're all aware of back in august when the chevron refinery in richmond got fire. just last week you had a problem in southern california, an exxonmobil refinery in torrance shut down because of a power failure. it finally resumed production this past friday. reporting live, bob redell, "today in the bay." >> thank you very much. >>> i'm thinking we all need to commute to work together. car pool. >> commute is a
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
is the blend is not as friend leto the environment. >> the winter blend of gasoline is a very similar type of gasoline that doesn't have as stringent air pollution requirements. with summer months, a cleaner version is necessary to reduce ozone when possible. winter gasoline, thanks to the cooler air, doesn't have to be quite as stringent. >> reporter: so you're wondering when these prices will drop an by how much. depends on which analyst you ask. one school of thought has prices going down 15 to 20 cents within a week. now, the reason why these prices did skyrocket is because of refinery problems. one we're very familiar with. you might recall in august when the chevron refinery in richmond got fire and in southern california over the past week, the exxonmobil refinery in torrance had a power failure and didn't start back up until this past friday. reporting live, bob redell, "today in the bay." >>> this morning, decision 2012 is coming to the bay area. in just a few hours the president will honor california icon before heading to san francisco for a fun raising push. president obama wil
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
love their environment and don't want to degrade that environment. on the other hand, they want to have cheap gas. so this is a conflict. >> there is no timeline to make a decision on that state aware of. state regulators have had the request for three days. abc7 news. >> trouble in china for apple's new i-phone 5. thousands are workers are en strike over strict work being condition the. a live look out from our roof cam. you can see the bay bridge there. but if you were that close to the golden gate bridge you might not be able to see it. fog hanging out over there. we are going to have blue skies for the blue angels and the blue ♪ [ female announcer ] at yoplait, we want you to feel even better about your favorite flavors. so when you call, tweet, and post, we listen. that's why yoplait light and yoplait original are now made with no high fructose corn syrup. and why we use only natural colors and natural flavors in yoplait original. so, anything else we can do for you, let us know. but you'll keep it to yogurt, right? 'cause we shouldn't really help with your love life. yoplait. it
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >> an east bay school shows a little goes a long way to help the environment. see why they are cbs 5's first cool school. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, beep-bop-boop-bop boop-beep. [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. bombings in aleppo. a syrian government official says at least 31 people have been killed... and scores of le wounded. the >>> more deadly violence? syria. a syrian government official said at least 31 people have been killed in aleppo and scores of others wounded. the explosives went off in a main square. aleppo has seen intensified fighting lately between president assad's regime and the rebels trying to oust him. >>> two republican lawmakers claim state department officials in libya had requested tighter security before the deadly attacks on the consulate in benghazi. california congressman darrell eye sa and jason chavez of utah say they got their information directly from sources with knowledge of the events in libya. secretary of state hillary clinton is forming a committee to investigate the attacks. >>> 6:15 now. federa
Sep 30, 2012 10:00pm PDT
there in the environment. and you know if we can just have that two-second thought of saying okay, i've got a bag that i can reuse and that's great. >> every year more than 1 million plastic bags are pulled from the bay area water ways according to the environmental group save the day. >>> gay right activists are expected to protest the insulation of the new archbishop this week. he'll take over the position this thursday. he was a key force behind prop 8 that banned gay marriage throughout the state. but the parishioners say that he will be welcomed at most holy redeemer catholic church in the district here. >> hope any, you know, by attending services here that he will see how important this church is. there are a lot of elements which will hold that position and a place like this, you know, they will challenge that on their own level. >> last month the bishop was arrested in san diego in charge with the drunk driving. and he later apologized. >>> in a war in afghanistan, five people are dead including two americans after a fire fight broke out in the eastern part of the country. one of those killed w
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am PDT
is not as friendly to the environment since it evaporates quicker in warm weather. so you're wondering when will these prices drop and how much? one school of thought has prices going down 15 to 20 cents within a week. if that happens, the only hang-up is that refinery problems that caused wholesale gas prices to suddenly skyrocket >> it is rather isolated when it comes to gasoline issues. when refineries in california have problems and nobody else does, it leads to a big problem in california and not anywhere else and that's what we're seeing. >> reporter: and the two major refinery problems that i think the people in the bay area are familiar with one, the fire at the chevron richmond refinery in august and the shutdown of a refinery in torrance because of a power failure but it resumed full production this past friday. reporting live, bob redell, "today in the bay." >>> happening now at 4:34, a major commute route in the east bay tied up after a deadly crash. lafayette police are still investigating what happened near pleasant hill and spring hill roads. officers say the driver hit a tre
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
heart cells in a petri dish using growth factor that's mimic the environment in the womb. >> my weekends would hinge on whether there were beating cells or not. >> once there were enough of the beating cells they began watching them as they grew and developed extracting their dna and cataloging changes. a process made possible only yeentsly by development of powerful new gene sequencing technology. >> human genome announced to great fanfare cost $3 billion to sequence one individual dna. now we can do the same person's dna in a week for $3,000. >> still, it took massive networks of computers to organize the data into a genetic blueprint detailing creation of a heart cell. >> this mind conjure up images of growing hearts, immediate impact likely would be repairing them or perhaps heading off birth defects in babies before they're born. >> this is part of the attraction to understanding this blueprint is that this is very amenable to drug-type intervention. >> the team now hopes to study dna of patients born with congenital heart disease. and possibly identify treatments to turn switches b
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
to have facilities that they perceive to be degrading that environment. on the other hand they to have cheap gas. this is the conflict. >> there is no time line to make a decision. regulators have had that request now for three days. >> and exclusive abc 7 news waze traffic app has a feature to guide you to the lowest gas prices in your area. you can down load it and we'll show how you can safe gas if you're attending a big event this weekend. >> there is a shelter in place order has been lifted. a operator punctured a gas line this after the noon. pg&e crews capped a leak money the last hour or so. it happened on boeing drive in south novato. the operator taken to the hospital. there is a 100 houses were sheltered in place. three homes remain without gas service as we speak. >> tonight police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left a man dead. an officer noticed something strange. abc 7 news is live tonight to explain what happened. >> residents heard gunfire and a lot of commotion when a police officer did a license plate. >> police are working on the chain of events
Oct 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
are the possibilities? >> reporter: scott, that medication is supposed to be prepared in a sterile environment but if there's a breakdown in the system there could be contamination in the fungus. it's common in soil, decomposing leaves and even floating in the air. >> pelley: if the fungus is everywhere, as you describe it, why is it so dangerous in this case? >> reporter: in somebody with a normal immune system the lungs filter it out. ouen you inject it directly into the spine, that's like a straight highway to the brain. >> pelley: jon, thank you very ver. it has been more than three weeks since that deadly terrorist attack on the u.s. s.nsulate in benghazi, libya. today, the libyan government finally allowed a team of f.b.i. agents to see the crime scene. four americans were killed in that attack, of course, including ambassador chris stephens. the agents, with a u.s. military escort, spent 12 hours at the consulate, though much of the evidence has already been compromised there. the violence in syria's civil war is spilling over its borders. for a second day, turkey fired artillery shells
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